O'Reilly logo

Coaching for Commitment: Achieving Superior Performance from Individuals and Teams, Third Edition by Dennis Kinlaw, Amy Zehnder, Cindy Coe

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

1.1. Successful Coaching: A Working Definition

For those of you who would like a more comprehensive definition of coaching, one that you can sink your teeth into, here it is:

Successful coaching is a conversation of self-discovery that follows a logical process and leads to superior performance, commitment to sustained growth, and positive relationships.

All successful coaching conversations are pointed toward improving performance and ensuring a commitment to sustained superior performance and growth. These results can only be achieved through self-discovery on the part of the person being coached (PBC). Another outcome of successful coaching is the strengthening or improvement of positive relationships. One fundamental assumption of this book ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required